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Date:dimanche 3 septembre 1995
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic A30B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B2-1C
Compagnie:Air Inter
Immatriculation: F-BUAI
Numéro de série: 062
Année de Fabrication: 1978-08-18 (17 years )
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 10
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 293
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 303
Dégats de l'appareil: Aucun
Lieu de l'accident:Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA) (   Suisse)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA), Espagne
Aéroport de destination:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), France
Numéro de vol:IT4617
Détails:
Air Inter Flight 4617 was hijacked while en route from Palma de Mallorca, Spain, to Paris, France. The Airbus A300 aircraft diverted to Cointrin Airport in Geneva, Switzerland. The plane landed in Geneva approximately two hours after departure. The lone hijacker had a hand-held device which he claimed was a remote control detonator, and he threatened to blow up the plane. In Geneva, the hijacker demanded to meet with Swiss and French journalists and with a Spanish government representative. Swiss authorities refused the demand, however. Approximately 50 minutes after landing, the hijacker agreed to release all passengers. He was overpowered and apprehended by Swiss authorities shortly thereafter.
The hijacker apparently wanted to protest French nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean. The hijacker's device was a telephone with batteries and wires.

Sources:
» Un déséquilibré détourne un Airbus d’Air Inter (l'Humanité, 4-9-1996)
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1995 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
» Nouvelliste, 4 Sept. 1995


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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Palma de Mallorca Airport et Paris-Orly Airport est de 1014 km (633 miles).

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